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Maple Town's setting is based on Canada around the 1920s, while the setting of Palm Town is based on the West Coast of the United States around the 1980s.


* ShortAnimeMovie: Two of them, released theatrically. The one for ''Palm Town'' had an extended flashback sequence edited from the original series' finale.

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* ShortAnimeMovie: ShortFilm: Two of them, released theatrically. The one for ''Palm Town'' had an extended flashback sequence edited from the original series' finale.

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* SequelSeries: ''Palm Town'' was this to ''Maple Town''.


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* WhereTheHellIsSpringfield: Played With. ''Maple Town Fantasy World'', a Japanese photo book from 1986 featuring the toys and supplemental information, confirms that [[AllThereInTheManual Maple Town is located in North America]]. Where exactly in North America is still unclear. Palm Town's location is more ambiguous; {{Fanon}} places it either in Florida or California because of its warm climate and seaside location.

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* CompilationMovie: Played straight with the Palm Town movie, which was just the first episode of the series with footage from the final episodes of Maple Town spliced in. Averted with the Maple Town movie, which was an original story.


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* {{Schoolmarm}}: Played straight with Miss Deer. She was the sole teacher in Maple Town, teaching students of various ages (including Patty's older sister, implied to be older than everyone else) and located in a small schoolhouse.


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* AlternativeForeignThemeSong: Every country has its own unique theme song. The Spanish dub, La Aldea Del Arce, got a song called "Shamalele Shamala". The Italian dubs of both Maple Town and Palm Town had their songs performed by Italian pop singer Cristina D'Avena.



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[[ThemeTune My favorite place to be... Maple Town and me.]]


In the U.S., Creator/SabanEntertainment dubbed the show into English, and added a live-action segment focusing on the moral of each episode, starring Janice Adams as Mrs. Maple. This version aired in syndication and on {{Creator/Nickelodeon}} from 1987 to 1993.

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In the U.S., Creator/SabanEntertainment dubbed produced a partial English dub of the show into English, series, and added a live-action segment focusing on the moral of each episode, starring Janice Adams as Mrs. Maple. This version aired in syndication and on {{Creator/Nickelodeon}} from 1987 to 1993.
1993, and the accompanying toy line was released in the United States by Creator/{{Tonka}}.


* NamesToKnowInAnime: And how. The animation staff for this series consisted of several names who were already well known in the industry, including Kazuo Komatsubara (''Manga/Devilman'', ''Anime/NausicaaOfTheValleyOfTheWind'') and Shingo Araki (''Anime/SaintSeiya'', ''Anime/UFORoboGrendizer''), and others who would be, including director Junichi Sato (''Manga/SailorMoon'', ''Anime/KaleidoStar'', ''Anime/JunkersComeHere'') and assistant director Kunihiko Ikuhara (''Sailor Moon'', ''Anime/RevolutionaryGirlUtena'').

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* NamesToKnowInAnime: And how. The animation staff for this series consisted of several names who were already well known in the industry, including Kazuo Komatsubara (''Manga/Devilman'', (''Manga/{{Devilman}}'', ''Anime/NausicaaOfTheValleyOfTheWind'') and Shingo Araki (''Anime/SaintSeiya'', ''Anime/UFORoboGrendizer''), and others who would be, including director Junichi Sato (''Manga/SailorMoon'', ''Anime/KaleidoStar'', ''Anime/JunkersComeHere'') and assistant director Kunihiko Ikuhara (''Sailor Moon'', ''Anime/RevolutionaryGirlUtena'').


''Maple Town'' (''Maple Town Monogatari'') was an animated television series, created by Chifude Asakura, produced by Creator/ToeiAnimation of Japan and originally broadcast on that country's TV Asahi in 1986 and 1987. The show centered on a community of anthropomorphic animals; its main characters were Patty Rabbit and her friend, Bobby Bear. The town was an impossibly friendly, cheerful place, with the only trouble being caused by the thieving swindler, Wild Wolf, and occasionally by the bratty but generally good-hearted [[AlphaBitch Fanny Fox]]. Future ''Manga/SailorMoon'', ''Anime/KaleidoStar'' and ''Anime/JunkersComeHere'' director Junichi Sato [[NamesToKnowInAnime cut his teeth in the director's chair]] on this series, as did episode director Kunihiko Ikuhara, famous for ''Sailor Moon'' and ''Anime/RevolutionaryGirlUtena''.

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''Maple Town'' (''Maple Town Monogatari'') was an animated television series, created by Chifude Asakura, produced by Creator/ToeiAnimation of Japan and originally broadcast on that country's TV Asahi in 1986 and 1987. The show centered on a community of anthropomorphic animals; its main characters were Patty Rabbit and her friend, Bobby Bear. The town was an impossibly friendly, cheerful place, with the only trouble being caused by the thieving swindler, Wild Wolf, and occasionally by the bratty but generally good-hearted [[AlphaBitch Fanny Fox]]. Future ''Manga/SailorMoon'', ''Anime/KaleidoStar'' and ''Anime/JunkersComeHere'' The series is also noteworthy for being an early directorial job for series director Junichi Sato [[NamesToKnowInAnime cut his teeth in the director's chair]] on this series, Sato, who would soon become world famous as did episode director Kunihiko Ikuhara, famous for ''Sailor Moon'' and ''Anime/RevolutionaryGirlUtena''.of ''Manga/SailorMoon''.


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* NamesToKnowInAnime: And how. The animation staff for this series consisted of several names who were already well known in the industry, including Kazuo Komatsubara (''Manga/Devilman'', ''Anime/NausicaaOfTheValleyOfTheWind'') and Shingo Araki (''Anime/SaintSeiya'', ''Anime/UFORoboGrendizer''), and others who would be, including director Junichi Sato (''Manga/SailorMoon'', ''Anime/KaleidoStar'', ''Anime/JunkersComeHere'') and assistant director Kunihiko Ikuhara (''Sailor Moon'', ''Anime/RevolutionaryGirlUtena'').


''Maple Town'' (''Maple Town Monogatari'') was an animated television series, created by Chifude Asakura, produced by Creator/ToeiAnimation of Japan and originally broadcast on that country's TV Asahi in 1986 and 1987. The show centered on a community of anthropomorphic animals; its main characters were Patty Rabbit and her friend, Bobby Bear. The town was an impossibly friendly, cheerful place, with the only trouble being caused by the thieving swindler, Wild Wolf, and occasionally by the bratty but generally good-hearted [[AlphaBitch Fanny Fox]]. The series was an early directorial job for Junichi Sato, future director of ''Manga/SailorMoon''.

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''Maple Town'' (''Maple Town Monogatari'') was an animated television series, created by Chifude Asakura, produced by Creator/ToeiAnimation of Japan and originally broadcast on that country's TV Asahi in 1986 and 1987. The show centered on a community of anthropomorphic animals; its main characters were Patty Rabbit and her friend, Bobby Bear. The town was an impossibly friendly, cheerful place, with the only trouble being caused by the thieving swindler, Wild Wolf, and occasionally by the bratty but generally good-hearted [[AlphaBitch Fanny Fox]]. The series was an early directorial job for Junichi Sato, future Future ''Manga/SailorMoon'', ''Anime/KaleidoStar'' and ''Anime/JunkersComeHere'' director of ''Manga/SailorMoon''.Junichi Sato [[NamesToKnowInAnime cut his teeth in the director's chair]] on this series, as did episode director Kunihiko Ikuhara, famous for ''Sailor Moon'' and ''Anime/RevolutionaryGirlUtena''.



* NamesToKnowInAnime: Many of this anime's staff went on to make the first ''Manga/SailorMoon'' anime a few years later, notably series director Junichi Sato, episode director Kunihiko Ikuhara, and character designer Masahiro Ando, notorious as one of the ''Sailor Moon'' anime's most OffModel artists.


* NamesToKnowInAnime: Many of this anime's staff went on to make the first ''Manga/SailorMoon'' anime a few years later, notably series director Junichi Sato and episode director Kunihiko Ikuhara.

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* NamesToKnowInAnime: Many of this anime's staff went on to make the first ''Manga/SailorMoon'' anime a few years later, notably series director Junichi Sato and Sato, episode director Kunihiko Ikuhara.Ikuhara, and character designer Masahiro Ando, notorious as one of the ''Sailor Moon'' anime's most OffModel artists.

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* GhibliHills: The late Kazuo Komatsubara, character designer for ''Anime/NausicaaOfTheValleyOfTheWind'', was an animation director on this show.


''Maple Town'' (''Maple Town Monogatari'') was an animated television series, produced by Creator/{{Toei}} of Japan and originally broadcast on that country's TV Asahi in 1986 and 1987. The show centered on a community of anthropomorphic animals; its main characters were Patty Rabbit and her friend, Bobby Bear. The town was an impossibly friendly, cheerful place, with the only trouble being caused by the thieving swindler, Wild Wolf, and occasionally by the bratty but generally good-hearted [[AlphaBitch Fanny Fox]]. The series was an early directorial job for Junichi Sato, future director of ''Manga/SailorMoon''.

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''Maple Town'' (''Maple Town Monogatari'') was an animated television series, created by Chifude Asakura, produced by Creator/{{Toei}} Creator/ToeiAnimation of Japan and originally broadcast on that country's TV Asahi in 1986 and 1987. The show centered on a community of anthropomorphic animals; its main characters were Patty Rabbit and her friend, Bobby Bear. The town was an impossibly friendly, cheerful place, with the only trouble being caused by the thieving swindler, Wild Wolf, and occasionally by the bratty but generally good-hearted [[AlphaBitch Fanny Fox]]. The series was an early directorial job for Junichi Sato, future director of ''Manga/SailorMoon''.


* RetroUniverse: Wardrobes of the characters resemble the first half of the 20th century as does the technology. Old-fashioned automobiles, phones, radios, and microphones appear plus there's a noticeable lack of television, computers, video games, etc. It does end up being established that both Maple Town and its sequel, Palm Town, are indeed set in the later half of TheEighties - in spite of the retro setting of Maple Town. During an episode of Palm Town, Patty Rabbit even received a letter dated 1987!

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* RetroUniverse: Wardrobes of the characters resemble the first half of the 20th century as does the technology. Old-fashioned automobiles, phones, radios, and microphones appear plus there's a noticeable lack of television, computers, video games, etc. It Some sources claim the first series is set in 1920s Canada, but it does end up being established that both Maple Town and its sequel, Palm Town, are indeed set in the later half of TheEighties - in spite of the retro setting of Maple Town. During an episode of Palm Town, Patty Rabbit even received a letter dated 1987!


''Maple Town'' (''Maple Town Monogatari'') was an animated television series, produced by Creator/{{Toei}} of Japan and originally broadcast on that country's TV Asahi in 1986 and 1987. The show centered on a community of anthropomorphic animals; its main characters were Patty Rabbit and her friend, Bobby Bear. The town was an impossibly friendly, cheerful place, with the only trouble being caused by the thieving swindler, Wild Wolf, and occasionally by the bratty but generally good-hearted [[AlphaBitch Fanny Fox]].

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''Maple Town'' (''Maple Town Monogatari'') was an animated television series, produced by Creator/{{Toei}} of Japan and originally broadcast on that country's TV Asahi in 1986 and 1987. The show centered on a community of anthropomorphic animals; its main characters were Patty Rabbit and her friend, Bobby Bear. The town was an impossibly friendly, cheerful place, with the only trouble being caused by the thieving swindler, Wild Wolf, and occasionally by the bratty but generally good-hearted [[AlphaBitch Fanny Fox]].
Fox]]. The series was an early directorial job for Junichi Sato, future director of ''Manga/SailorMoon''.


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* NamesToKnowInAnime: Many of this anime's staff went on to make the first ''Manga/SailorMoon'' anime a few years later, notably series director Junichi Sato and episode director Kunihiko Ikuhara.

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